Japengo Maui Tastemakers: “Our Roots” a Chefs Tribute Dinner - Kaanapali Resort
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Japengo Maui Tastemakers: “Our Roots” a Chefs Tribute Dinner

Join to experience an unforgettable dining experience featuring five courses prepared by Japengo Chefs. Chef de Cuisine Gevin Utrillo and Sushi Chef Jin Hosono bring you a five-course menu specially prepared and inspired by their backgrounds, including a family tradition of “Pulehu Style” steak, Japanese Temari Sushi, and more. Listen to their stories while enjoying craft cocktails and wines paired for each course! Friday, February 19, 2016 | 5:30PM | $90 per personJapengo

The chefs will be speaking on each course. Each guest will also receive a signed copy of the Jan-Feb Maui No Ka Oi Magazine, in which there is a great article highlighting the Japengo chefs.


Menu (drink pairing is still being finalized, but each course will include a craft cocktail or wine):


Iwai Temari Sushi

special soy marinated big eye tuna | sweet shrimp |

yuzu pepper | inari | shiso | ikura | uni

mix vegetable sushi rice


OnoMazé Poké Roll

ahi & hamachi poke | kataifi phyllo | avocado

wasabi aioli | spicy ponzu


Gyoku with Sea Eel

traditional way of tamago | tai snapper | scallops

sweet shrimp | mountain yam | sweet fish flake

japanese sea eel | special sweet soy sauce | sansho pepper


“Pulehu Style” Sous Vide Steak

maui onion | raw sugar

finedene |  pork belly garlic fried rice | kabocha


Banana- Butter Mochi Lumpia

haupia drizzle | kona coffee chocolate ganache

calamansi macerated strawberries


Website for more info: http://hyatthotels.hyatt.com/corporate/restaurants/japengo/en/maui/events-specials.html